Eczema: Hi James Following is a copy of an email I... - MY SKIN


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Hi James

Following is a copy of an email I posted some 5 years ago relating to the success I had in curing my eczema. Sadly I received no replies from other sufferers so I have no idea if I am the only person to benefit from my fortunate cure. If you are interested I would suggest immediately trying the hot air treatment in the hope that it quickly eases the unbearable itching, and then the kiwi treatment.

Hopefully the small cost of the kiwis will be well worth a try.

Best of luck


01 May 2022

Here's how I cured 2 separate outbreaks of eczema, and drastically reduced the severe itching without using any medicines/lotions.

At age 65 I had two strips of eczema approx. 3 inches long and an inch wide that ran parallel along my lower stomach just above my right thigh. which did not respond to hydrocortisone treatment. One day, whilst eating a kiwi fruit I smeared the inside juicy part of the skin along half of the top strip. I specifically did it this way in order that should there be any reaction to the treated part it could only be attributed to the kiwi fruit juice application. About 2 weeks later I noticed that the redness of the treated part had considerably reduced whereas the untreated elements were not. Continued application saw the complete disappearance of the treated part. I then did the same with each half of the other remaining parts individually and they all subsequently disappeared after being treated, but not before. I do not recollect that the strips were itchy. Then, 4 years later I had a severe eczema outbreak on both legs, with heavy scaling mainly down the shins and onto both insteps, with a white crusty looking ring of skin around both ankles, and suffered aggravating itching which was at times unbearable. There was no response to treatment, so I repeated the kiwi fruit treatment mentioned above. I cannot really describe the violent reaction which followed. I haven't been burnt with acid, but I would imagine that it would be more of a description as opposed to hot/boiling water. Fortunately it only lasted for about 10 very long seconds before subsiding. Luckily I persevered with the treatment as the first totally unexpected bonus was that the aggravating itching was replaced by a more tolerable smarting, similar to being stung by moderate strength stinging nettles. This meant that there was not further need to scratch the scaling, but instead to stroke it gently which eased the stinging. I further discovered that spraying the legs with hot water brought a great deal of relief and left the skin feeling very fresh. I carried on with the treatment and eventually all the scaling and the ankle crust disappeared, but, unfortunately, the skin was left reddened where the scaling used to be. (Not too much of a problem if the affected areas are covered with clothing, but on exposed areas such as the face a difficult choice would have to be made as to which is the lesser of the two evils).

Some 10 years later the scarring is not so noticeable, but there is still a moderate smarting of the skin.

Lately I have had 2 further outbreaks of severe itching, one on my back above the left hip, and one on my left knee. Because I could not apply the kiwi juice to my back, instead of using hot water as previously, I turned the hair dryer up as hot as I could and directed the hot air onto the irritation. It was very effective, and stopped the itching for a day or so, so I continued with doing this which has been successful in that I have not had to repeat it for well over 2 months. The same treatment was applied to the knee, with the same result. I told my sister of this, so she tried it on some itching she experienced on her foot, and informed me that it was very successful in stopping the itching.

I do not know what type of eczema I had, but I only became aware of it when I was aged 65. I am now 86 years old.

Hopefully this cheap, (and beneficial as the kiwi fruit is loaded with vitamin C), cure will prove to be successful for anyone who tries it. It could be, because I doubt very much that I am the only person in the world that could respond to this cure.

Please note that great consideration should be given to any decision to use this remedy on a child, due to the violent reaction which was mentioned earlier. It literally brought tears to my eyes for the first few applications. I would also recommend using the hot hair dryer treatment straight away, (but obviously not in a bath/shower in the hope that it will immediately reduce the severe itching.

Whether it will be beneficial for psoriasis sufferers I do not know, but maybe trying both of my remedies could be beneficial.

Best of luck to whoever tries it, and I do hope that it is as successful for you as it has been for me.

(Any feedback from users will be much appreciated).


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